Cardinals add Thurston, but why?

The St. Louis Cardinals signed “Joey Ballgame”, Joe Thurston, to a minor league deal so their middle infield problems are solved. Well, not exactly. Instead, what we seem to have here is the 2009 version of D’Angelo Jimenez – without the major league service time.

Cards Non-Tender Flores, Johnson and Miles

The St. Louis Cardinals did not offer contracts to lefty relievers Randy Flores and Tyler Johnson, making them free agents, saving money and opening roster spots. Infielder Aaron Miles was also cut loose. Could the Twins and Nick Punto (pictured) partially be to blame? How might the Cards fill the openings?

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